$500 VGC and MGC at OfficeMax

Old Oct 17, 15, 10:33 pm
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$500 VGC and MGC at OfficeMax

It seems that OfficeMax has started to carry $500 visa and master gift cards based on the Doctor of Credit blog post. That's huge improvement in MS after recent Redbird shutdown. I will go tomorrow morning to local OM store to see if I can get it. Happy MSing UR points for 0.235 cents/point.
http://www.doctorofcredit.com/office...rd-gift-cards/
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Old Oct 18, 15, 12:22 am
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Are these "fixed rate" because I thought OD wouldn't allow credit card purchases on the variable ones.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 6:57 am
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Originally Posted by mulliganman30 View Post
Are these "fixed rate" because I thought OD wouldn't allow credit card purchases on the variable ones.
I don't know how different these are from the ones sold at OD being they are a combined company. But the ones I saw recently at OD still has a big sign that says "cash only" on the $500 variables.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 7:00 am
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Why is this new? They have been at my stores forever, with a big sign that says cash only.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 7:07 am
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Originally Posted by isriam View Post
Why is this new? They have been at my stores forever, with a big sign that says cash only.
+1. I'm as perplexed as you are. I don't know why these are getting new press as they have always been cash only where I live, unless it just changed in the last day or so.

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Old Oct 18, 15, 7:55 am
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Originally Posted by Flyby01 View Post
+1. I'm as perplexed as you are. I don't know why these are getting new press as they have always been cash only where I live, unless it just changed in the last day or so.
Traffic to the blogs must be declining.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 8:39 am
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oD always had the variables, but not OM. couple month ago my OM got a batch of variables, and I tried to buy them,but the computer system did not have the SKU.

I guess they have complete adding the SKU after the merger. If I have to guess, it will be a few days, weeks or month before they all go cash only at OM stores too.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 9:07 am
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That's right people, nothing new, stay home. Leave this to the professionals.

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Old Oct 18, 15, 9:39 am
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Meh - no $20-500 cards here at the Max in Coral Gables. And the ones that live in OD are cash only. Another unicorn sighting. Might as well be searching for honesty in the house of Clinton!
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Old Oct 18, 15, 9:49 am
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Has anyone had the issue where the MC don't ring up correctly because the computer never asks how much? Any solution?
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Old Oct 18, 15, 10:02 am
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It currently appears very limited to certain regions. Very few success reports. These are not being widely stocked at this time, but just a few reports in some western states with stock. Big bummer for Midwest, south and northeast.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 10:11 am
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No unicorns here, just the real deal... and not a bummer for midwest as thats where they were found. Yes, with a cc altho' a 2k limit/per day and only one transaction allowed/no split payment.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 11:15 am
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$500 VGC and MGC at OfficeMax

MCs will not ring up correctly (cant add anything other than $.02 to them), Visas work tho
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Old Oct 18, 15, 11:55 am
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Got 2k but only charged 15.8 for fees......
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Old Oct 18, 15, 11:58 am
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Originally Posted by BBPlaya13 View Post
MCs will not ring up correctly (cant add anything other than $.02 to them), Visas work tho
I got stuck with a dud this week. Sent my stuff in to US Bank on Friday and I'm looking forward to spending the next 30 days following up on this several times...

MC doesn't ring up correctly. I was going to buy 2 but after the debacle with the first I thought there was a decent chance it might not have loaded correctly.
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